Making his mark

Posted: January 5th, 2018 | Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Story | 2 Comments

By Delle Willett

When he was growing up, future landscape visionary Michael Brennan viewed his Nana as his inspiration.

“She set an example of unconditional love and respect for all people,” Brennan said. “She was a master gardener in her own right and helped me learn the names of all the plants in her backyard, which was like a botanical garden.”

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Out on the ice

Posted: January 5th, 2018 | News, Top Story | No Comments

By Morgan M. Hurley | Editor

A local professional sports team will be honoring our LGBT community during an upcoming hockey game themed “Diversity Night.”

In 2017, National Hockey League (NHL) officials announced their “Declaration of Principles,” which outlined an embracement of diversity, reckoning a positive change in the culture of the sport. Referred to as an “internal compass,” the NHL stated that the eight principles would guide their decisions — not only of those involved in the professional sport, but in each of their related affiliates, all the way down to those that develop children — with the hopes of not only inspiring and expanding their fan base, but creating the best possible experiences for players, fans and the local communities they serve.

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‘Out on the Left Coast’

Posted: January 5th, 2018 | Columns, News, Out of the Archives, Top Story | No Comments

By Archives Staff | Out of the Archives

Lambda Archives’ history of San Diego Pride was recently digitized by San Diego State University, under the direction of Anna Culbertson, assistant head of special collections and university archives, and Lisa Lamont, digital collections librarian. Those resources are now available to researchers and the general public on a new website,, which was unveiled on Dec. 6 with a reception in Love Library on campus.

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The future of mobility

Posted: January 5th, 2018 | Features, News, Top Story | No Comments

By Morgan M. Hurley | Editor

In December, we shared with you an introduction to a new long distance ride-share program that had recently come to San Diego [Ref: “Taking a loop in a Tesla,” Vol. 18, Issue 12, or online at ]. In that analysis, we provided a quick introduction to the Tesla vehicles and the service itself.

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Murder by escort

Posted: December 22nd, 2017 | Featured, News | No Comments

By Neal Putnam Life sentence for porn star who killed another for money The would-be murder victim met his future killer at a Pacific Beach hotel after he answered a Craigslist ad for an escort in 2013.

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Gay News Briefs: Dec. 22, 2017

Posted: December 22nd, 2017 | Gay News Briefs, News, Opinion & News | 1 Comment

PRIDE BY THE BEACH SEEKS NEW DIRECTOR The North County LGBTQ Resource Center is seeking a director to head Pride by the Beach, the annual LGBTQ festival in Oceanside. The contracted position is considered part-time for most of the year, but becomes full time in the three months prior to Pride. Salary range will be $13,000 to $17,500, according to the job posting.

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Joely Fisher invites us in

Posted: December 8th, 2017 | Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Story | 1 Comment

By Morgan M. Hurley

What was it like to grow up the child of celebrity parents? In addition to the usual drama and non-stop media attention, the gene pool alone can certainly offer up a whole lot of talent.

That talent is what San Diego will experience when Joely Fisher — daughter of ’50s film and recording artist heartthrob Eddie Fisher and singer/actress Connie Stevens — comes to Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage on Dec. 11. Fisher will perform a stage adaptation of her recent best-selling memoir, “Growing Up Fisher: Musings, Memories and Misadventures.”

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Gay San Diego Holiday Guide 2017: Part 2

Posted: December 8th, 2017 | Featured, Features | No Comments

Broadway San Diego
San Diego Civic Theater
1100 Third Ave. 92101

Broadway/San Diego — a Nederlander presentation — is part of the nationally recognized Nederlander producing company of America, one of the country’s largest and most experienced operators of live theater.

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